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landfall in canada and blamed for one death there. as fox's jennifer davis reports, people in cape cod are breathing a sigh of relief. >> cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was gone. and now folks say it's time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. >> billed as a lion, earl came to new england as more of a lamb, weakening to a tropical storm and allowing 3-month-old nathan kendall to sleep peacefully through the night. >> it was okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either heading out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bridesmaid dresses this happy couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and gorgeous. the breeze is excellent. couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> were you worried yesterday? >> very. >> but, hey, there is nothing you can do. you just go with the cards dealt to you. >> bride, groom and wedding party ride off on blue water to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers see things pick b
at vipir. we'll show you the watches and warnings. they are now up into canada. so stretching from north carolina to canada, we've got various watches and warnings. of particular note, north carolina under a hurricane warning. that is the red you see. closer to home here in washington, along the lower eastern shore, before a hurricane watch. wow! i'm huge again. a tropical storm warning. if i duck down being maybe i'll look smaller. off to the north and east we go. it is tropical storm warnings for places like long island and we've got hurricane watches and tropical storm warnings all with a up into canada. you get the idea here. i want to point out, it will be not just the lower eastern shore. it is the entire eastern seaboard. that is the outer cirrus cloud cover associated with earl as it is starting to push in here from the south and east. let's push on. let's take a closer look. maximum winds now, 145 miles per hour. gusts over 170. want it point out one feature here. the last couple of frames. see it right there. looks like it is in training. a little bit of dry air, right there on
.s. and is about to leave eastern canada. we tally the storm aftermath. >>> and the redskins make the final cuts to the roster. who is in and who is out as we head toward the season opener against the dallas cowboys. >>> good morning and welcome to fox 5 morning news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. sarah simmons is off today. we have several developments in the recovery from the gulf spill. >>> but a house fire in the district. this started around 4:00 in the 4900 block of minnesota avenue northeast. the flames quickly spread. at one point the home was fully engulfed and the home is a total loss. the owners were not home at the time and the heat was so intense that an adjacent home suffered damage. we have no word on the cause. >>> well now to the latest on earl. the storm is weakening as it heads away from canada's eastern coast and the storm is being blamed for one death in nova scotia. a man drowned trying to tie up his boat. a lot are without power. in new england, earl spared cape cod before heading to canada. by 60 mile-per-hour winds pounded this home. parts of it actually slid into the sea
as storm watches to canada. an so this will be a major event taking shape during the daytime hours tomorrow ytias it tracks to the north and east. want to show you something very impressive. look at the wave hights hi underneath the center of that t storm. they are approaching 37 feet. sow orget the idea. this water feeawill be pushed u the north and to the norm and west along the coastal areas and even in places like ocean oc city we could see maybe 10-15- foot waves tomorrow as the storm passes off to the north and east. i'll have eastmore on earl in a minutes. nu let's focus on our weather. at starting off with temperatures in the middle 70s. 7 75 at reagan national. on 71 in baltimore. mo 71 in winchester as well. our forecast, as i mentioned, simple one. a lot of sunshine. hot again but not quite as hot as yesterday. rd 93 the daytime high. some of higthe clouds will spi into parts of the viewing area during the afternoon. so mostly sunny skies. sk more details on ieearl coming u in just a couple of minutes. nu allison teand steve, i'll throwh it back to you at the desk. d >>> even th
. demonstrations will be held in 18 u.s. cities and in australia and canada. >>> we're about to take you inside a place few cameras ever go. the center of the united states spy satellite network and after decades of keeping an eye on rival superpowers in just a few days a new generation of spy satellites will be launched to take over the eyes in the sky for america. we have this news edge exclusive. >> reporter: inside the operation center for the national reconnaissance office. >> it can be strenuous. >> reporter: charlotte wilson has her hands full. >> sometimes a lot of phones can be going off at one time depending on what's going on. >> reporter: this is the nerve center of the spy satellite network for america even though most folks haven't heard about it. >> it's okay they don't know. we're delighted to tell our story but we don't advertise what we do. >> reporter: what bruce carlson does is run an agency responsible for launching and operating spy satellite circling the globe. >> it's here that we device the methods and techniques to spy on the other guys in space. >> reporter: with a na
'm showing you this, look it extended up into maine and then into canada. this will impact areas from the carolinas right up to canada during the day on friday, starting later tonight in the carolinas. cloud cover pushing up toward the washington area. so we'll see high clouds associated with -- associated with earl this afternoon and that's why we're going with ms. conditions. earl very impressive. look at that. tried to obtain dry air but didn't have much success. we're hopeful this loses some strengths because right now winds are 145 miles per hour gusting to about 170. this is a very major gat gory four hurricane. and you can see it pushing off to the north, northwest at 18 miles per hour. the thinking is it will shift off to the northeast and parallel the coast during the overnight hours. want to talk about the wind, because what you have to remember about the storms is they are huge. and so the tropical force are about 230 miles away. just becauser not in the center of the storm doesn't mean you'll have to deal with the impact but later tonight we look to have hurricane winds ap
of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upper 40s in a few locations and low 50s. again, great start to the day. humidity, 60%. we have these cool overnights an we warm right -- and we warm right up during the day. shower and thunderstorm activity well
to canada. so you get the idea this will be a long duration event here as it races off to the north and east -- those extend all the way up now to canada. let's get to local weather. here in washington, we are off to a mild start. 77 in town. 69 at dulles. 73 in winchester. at gurvir's house, it is 71 1/2 degrees. >> i didn't pay attention this morning. >> you didn't look? >> huh-uh. >> lots of sunshine. a few clouds later this afternoon as earl starts to approach here from the south and east and i want to mention we've got a coastal flood advisory. the southerly winds are going to push the water up into the bay and tides could be running one to three feet above normal here over the next 4 hours. >> flooding and also tornadoes are always a big concern. >> less of a risk with this one but you're right. >> let's check in with julie wright with a look at traffic i can't we are talking about an incident which occurred on the northbound side of 270 north of 109. we had a police chase that involved a vehicle. the right side of the road remains closed. northbound 270 north of 109, there is an inves
republican candidate mike canada is until a surprising win. she got a lot of help from the tea party express, a california political committee that poured more than $230,000 into her campaign. >>> in new york, veteran congressman charles rangel has won his democratic primary despite waiting a trial before the house ethics committee. he has hinted he might be willing to agree it a settlement of those charges. in new hampshire, it happens the tea party candidate will win the republican senate nomination. he is leading the gop-backed candidate. >>> sarah shourd was greeted by her mother when she arrived last night from iran. she was let go after oman mediated a deal for a $500,000 bail. shourd spent 13 months behind bars. her fiance and friends are still being held on spying charges. all three maintained they accidentally crossed into iran during a hike. >>> officials are trying to determine the cause of an explosion at a tennessee plant. it happened at a plant near memphis that specializes in military flares. six people were injured. they had to be airlifted to a hospital. firefighters had to
a court date in las vegas. police say he was found with a bag of cocaine in a canada is antiowe bathroom following a show. officials say mars, whose hit song, love the way you are, is still topping the chart had 2.6 grams of coke on him. formal charges still have not been filed but mars has been told to be in court in november. >>> it is official. the worst recession in decades is over. an academic panel confirms the recession ended in june of last year. the national bureau of economic research says the recession began in december of 2007 an lasted 18 months. that is the longest recession the country has endured since world war ii. president obama weighed in on the subject during a town hall meeting on cnbc. >> obviously, for the millions of people who are still out of the work, people who have seen their home values decline, people would are struggling to pay the bills day to day, it is still very real for them. >> as for the recovery, most economists do agree, it is moving very slowly. >>> how does your tap water taste? coming up next, details of a local blind taste test. >>> plus, do
asy trying to cross into canada. the teachers aid is accused of assaulting the little girl. the suspect is expected to be brought back to fairfax county in the next >>> a big story this morning is the weather and flooding could be a big problem as the region sees lots of rain today. we'll get the latest forecast from tony and check the roads with julie. it's all coming up. it is 7:26 now. hi there. i'm ian wright and i'm investigating what makes aruba so happy. oh my word, that's fantastic. ♪ row your boat gently down the stream... ♪ i'll tell you what; it's not aloe vera the main export. it's happiness. i haven't even got bait on the end of mine. i don't care; it's just nice sitting here. you're getting it. you're getting it. >>> welcome back. we're following breaking news out there on the roads. julie mentioned it just a few minutes ago, an accident involving at least one metro bus, possibly two. this is at university boulevard and burnet avenue in silver spring. we're told 17 people are being treated. we're not sure how badly hurt they are. this is adding more delays
weather in canada as hurricane igor delivers heavy appear and wind. the storms flooded homes and washed out roads. police are investigating claims that a driveway collapsed on an island, washing an 80-year-old man into the sea. tense of thous is. >>> we had our share of storms roll through so what is op top? nmd. theefer thunderstorm twea -- since we last talked this little shower that has was close to leesburg has now gem. it is basically southwest, in extreme northern phlegm -- this is all basically moving very, very slowly to the east, and a little bit it to the south oift. so we'll watch these thunderstorms. here's sfoshs. between baltimore and lancaster. thunderstorm watch in effect until 10:00 for everybody. there is still the chance for scattered. temperature rate now follow. a little muggy, watching out for some more strong, possibly severe thunderstorms. plus fetch february. >> sounds like summer. gary, thank you. >>> commuters are having their say right here in washington. national transit unions set up a big screen outside of union station. at the dosm. computers could send i
for the east cost of the united states. but what is earl dumping on canada? fox 5's glen talbot and american is in the weather center with the latest. >> reporter: it went right over nova scotia and my mother is there. i called her. she said plenty of rainfall and some really strong winds hit her area. let's take a look at earl right now. because it actually has maximum sustained winds at 65 miles per hour. racing northeast over the gulf of st. lawrence expected to pass over the extreme north eastern portion of quebec and newfoundland over the course of the night. still tropical storm warnings there, however. power outages and downed trees is what happened across the province of nova scotia as well. once it moves into the colder waters over the next 24 hours or so it will lose its tropical characteristics. here at home things are a lot calmer. pretty nice conditions. plenty of sunshine. a few clouds skirting to the north of us. other than that not bad. under the influence of a nice ridge of high pressure. the current temperatures 74 at national. 64 at baltimore. and 65 in dulles. and taking
on until october 3rd. this is the first time ever it has been held in the u.s. usually it's in b.c., canada. >> wow, some beautiful stuff. >> so he is one of the most eligible bachelors in the world. >> we are talking about a different will. >> come on. that was a perfect queue for this. we are talking about prince william. did you hear about this one? >> yes. essay airportly going to tie the knot very soon. details of a royal wedding from when to where and even las vegas bookies are taking bets. are you blushing, gwen? she looked that one, maureen. the target police officers who investigators believe is behind all of the violence as well. we have got that one for you as well. fiber one chewy bar. how'd you do that? do what? it tastes too good to be fiber. you made it taste like chocolate. it has 35% of your daily value of fiber. do it again. turn it into something tasty. this guy's doing magic. there's chocolate chips in here now. how'd you do that? right! tasty fiber, that's a good one! ok, umm...read her mind. what's she thinking? that's right! i'm not thinking anything! [ male announcer
earlier than expected. the hollywood canada is even osceola opening this morning. the state's first slots casino just received approval from maryland's lottery commission to open early. the casino is set to open at 8:00 this morning. >>> the burgundy and gold headed out for the road for the first time this season. probably wish they would have stayed home. game came down to the offense against the rams. the redskins got dragged all over the field at the beginning. the skins did come from behind to take the lead in the third. sad bradford able to rally his team. steven jackson did it on the ground. bradford did it in the air. he gets his first win as a pro. >> not really surprised by much. i think they had some big runs. he provided the big player ability that they was looking for. you guess he was hot. >> we've all talked to clinton and we talk all the time. i think the most important thing in this situation is just to continue to show support. we know when he gets back in there, he can create some big plays if us. coming down later, we'll wreak down the x's and o's. >>> tragedy out on
is now in a new york jail. authorities say they picked him up trying to cross into canada from new york state. police say the # 2-year-old assaulted that little girl at the mini land day care and fled when an arrest warrant was issued. he is expected to be extradited to fairfax county sometime in the next couple of weeks. -- police say the 22-year-old assaulted that little girl. >>> word that actor tony curtis has died. that is according to entertainment tonight which says his daughter, jamie lee curtis confirmed her father's passing. it is unclear exactly when this happened. he received an oscar nomination in 1959 for his role in the movie the defiant ones. tony curtis was 85 years old. >>> we continue to follow today's severe weather here in our area. we'll get an update on the blows mexico is taking from mother nature. another deadly landslide has rescuers working. >>> what fellow classmates did that police think pushed a teenager over the edge.  >>> another deadly mudslide in mexico last night. this one killed 16 people and injured 13. heavy rains have soaked the hillside of
maritimes. still a hurricane. it will be a minimal hurricane when it gets up into canada. it will create a mess here up into long island, eastern portions of massachusetts as it gets out of here during the late afternoon today into the daytime hours tomorrow. for us, it will get better from here. 91degrees. partly sunny skies. mostly sunny late anterior this afternoon. winds around here, breezy at times. out of the north 10 to 15 gutting to about 0 and the five- day forecast, if you want a nice weekend, you are going to love this labor day weekend. look at that. 80degrees tomorrow. 81 on sunday. 83 on monday. we will warm occupy tuesday but there is for rain in our five- day forecast other than these bands of earl that are currently touching us this morning. that is a look at the weather. let's got to on-time traffic and julie wright has the latest. >> we'll start off with the crew in sky fox and say good morning to them. they are flying high in prince george's ant county over the beltway near 202. -- they are flying high in prince george's county over the play near 202. this is northbou
detected in small numbers in australia, canada and the united states and the netherlands, sweden and the uk. >>> you may want to stock up on grapefruit. i guess those were great fruits we were looking a. past studies have suggested this a weight loss food and now researchers say it may help treat type two diabetes. they say the antioxidants that give grapefruit the bitter taste help increase the body's reaction it insulin. >>> the number of people holding steady these days despite a drop in rates from 2000 to 2005. 20% of adults still smoke and more than half of children around the age of 11 are exposed to secondhand smoke. 9 #% of those exposed kids have measurable levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies. the cdc reports that there would be five million fewer smokers if all states followed the guideline for tobacco control programs. >>> a community that shows of on some of the best of d.c.'s creative side. >> holly live at a festival that celebrates all of the things that adams morgan has to offer. some people say i'm obsessed with my chickens. but i like to think i'm just going beyond t
canada, your colleagues past and present congratulate you. >> she gave both of us our start. she taught me weather. she really did. >> did she is it. >> we spent a lot of time together at channel 5. >> we experienced the good times. we celebrated your emmy wards. we experienced the bad times, your daughter liz throwing up in my corvette. >> all best to you after 5 years of great enjoyment at channel 5. >> hey, sue, it is topper out on the weather terrace. congratulations. you actually came to d.c. when you were 15 owe that only makes you 40. you are awe gem in this industry. >> hi, sue. as the oldest guy in town, i want to congratulate you on 0 years. >> >> no, it's 25. >> sue is a junior member of the club at only 25. >> what fun we've all cgratulat we love you. 25 more years. >> happy anniversary! happy anniversary! >> that made all this rain go way for those four minutes. >> she is so precious. she does a great job with the weather obviously p. she is just a downright nice human being. she goes above and beyond. >> one of my favorite people. >> yep. much more straight ahead this morn
into canada from new york state. >> he was crossing over. he was detained by u.s. border patrol and turned over to state police. >> reporter: officials at miniland private day school sent us this statement saying it has met with all parents and staff and continue to offer support during this difficult time. but police say they don't believe any other children are involved. still they are advising parents to speak with their kids. >> kids don't understand, but they know when they don't like something. they know when something doesn't feel right. so we encourage open communication with your child. >> reporter: we're told salades da -- told salades da did have to pass a background check before working on the the daycare. we went to his house but no one opened the door. although fairfax county police say they don't believe there there were any other young victims here. we are sold that there are two other investigations underway, one by child protective officers and also an internal investigation here at miniland. in centreville matt ackland, fox 5 news. >>> security on alert across the globe
of canada. it will get here not for tomorrow and not for wednesday, but as we start getting into thursday and friday, some of this cool air will come visit us here on the east coast. so a couple more warm days and we'll cool off nicely for the end of the week. 75 in the city now, quantico 76 degrees, still holding right around 70 degrees back out to the west of us, temperatures tonight should settle down to the 60s for most locations. here is tropical storm hermine and it has made landfall now at about 9:00, 40 miles south of brownsville, texas. the deal here with hermean is it's going to be an incredible -- hermine is it's going to be an incredible rain producer. brownsville could pick up as many as 8 inches of rain and for northern mexico up into southern central texas there could be isolated spots that pick up as much as a foot of rain. texas needs that. hopefully they don't get a foot because that's a lot by anybody's standpoint. the winds have come down a little bit. it maxed out at 65 miles per hour just shy of hurricane force and the movement now taking it to the northwest, it wil
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
do in canada. this is video out of nova scotia. it brought down huge trees and lost power to a quarter million of people. it hit the maritime province as a category one. >> let's check in with tucker barnes for the forecast. >> the upper 70s and lower 80s and going to be the same today. let's get to it and talk about current conditions. and we're off to a cool start. 40s out there. look at winchester, 47 degrees. hagerstown, good morning to you, 51. 58 at dulles. 52 in frederick, 63 here in town. if you are lucky enough to be waking up at the shore, ocean city, 53. should be a great looking afternoon. bright sunshine expected throughout the day and high temperatures back in the middle 80s. there is a morning look at your satellite radar. very quiet conditions continue. a few clouds off to the west. we'll have one or two clouds spill into the region, but we need shower and thunderstorm activity and it's not in the cards for several days. a lot of sunshine, beautiful afternoon. 85 degrees. winds out of the south at 5 miles per hour. i'll have more details on the forecast. we
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